[CentOS] google chrome future / centos 7

Thu Dec 17 21:38:40 UTC 2015
Richard <lists-centos at listmail.innovate.net>

> Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015 16:28:01 -0500
> From: Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 08:37:32PM +0000, Richard wrote:
>> I'm seeing the following banner when I start up google-chrome
>> 48-beta (48.0.2564.48 beta (64-bit)) on my 7.2 machines:
>>    This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates
>>    because this Linux system will no longer be supported.
>> Does this portend a support issue for chrome on centos-7 in a few
>> months when the underlying changes make their way into their
>> -stable (since, as I understand it/as last I remember, in the
>> centos world we don't have benefit of the RH chromium release)?
> I can confirm that I see this on RHEL7 as well, with all the latest
> updates. 
> It looks like Google doesn't think RHEL7/CentOS7 is "new" enough to
> run Chrome.
> I suggest providing feedback to Google, perhaps they might consider
> [not] dropping RHEL7/CentOS7 support if they get enough feedback,
> although I suspect they really couldn't care less about RPM-based
> distros, most of their code seems to be all ubuntu-based.

On the linked-to help page:


they show fedora-21[+] as supported. If I remember correctly,
RHEL/CentOS-7 is based against fedora-19.